McLaurin, Charles

Biography:

African American civil rights worker who joined Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the early 1960s; he became the organization's project director in Ruleville, Mississippi. In 1963, he served as Fannie Lou Hamer's campaign manager in her bid for Congress from Mississippi's second congressional district; in 1964 he served as a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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